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About the Concept Car Report

The Concept Car Trend Report tracks innovations made by leading car manufacturers, featuring prototype cars from workshops and automotive shows all over the world. Throughout the report, we examine unique automobiles that are not meant for retail but are still coveted by consumers. From electric car prototypes to concept car auctions, our research highlights trends attracting consumers. Professionals that design cars for Ferrari, Lamborghini, BMW and Toyota are relied on to create new advancements in auto design that can usher in a new generation of transportation, and our research tracks the trends capturing the imagination of consumers. Although concept cars are rarely available for purchase, consumers remain fascinated with them, and in some cases, search endlessly for motor parts, drawings and other knick knacks from defunct prototypes. This niche aspect of the industry must be recognized by businesses in order to isolate new and emerging patterns.

Who It's For

This research will benefit automobile advertisers, car companies and even mechanics and body shops that specialize in car tuning because it highlights cutting-edge trends in the automotive industry.

Use the Concept Car Trend Report to investigate industry patterns and stay on top of trends that are enticing consumers.

The Concept Car Trend Report, last published on Oct 16, 2014, includes 33 PRO Trends and 165 examples of concept car market research and concept car consumer trends related to: automobiles, prototypes, hybrid vehicles, car designs, aerodynamics and concept car trends.

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Our concept car research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced concept car articles and 2,163,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 33 Concept Car PRO Trends = 33 Powerpoint Pages Concept Car PPT Report
• 165 Concept Car Examples

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• 23 Concept Car Videos (Online) Concept Car Videos
• 990 Concept Car Images (Online) Concept Car Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Boat, Bicycle, Supercars, Sport Utility Vehicle, Yacht, Convertible, Compact Car, Watercraft, Sedan, Truck, Sailing, Coupe, Racing, Airline, Private Jet, Car, Vehicle, Concept Car, Engine, Airplane, Aviation, Eco-Car and more!



Sample Concept Car Pro Trends

Each Concept Car PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online concept car articles, videos and images. Examples:

Simulated Extravagance Giving consumers a taste of luxury, brands offer lavish simulations Implications - Offering consumers a taste of the high life, brands are turning to simulations that mimic extravagant situations. Moving beyond the typical target demographic, high-end brands are using virtual reality to make typically unattainable experiences more tangible for the average consumer, helping to reduce consumer apprehension through immersive visuals.
Simulated Extravagance
Giving consumers a taste of luxury, brands offer lavish simulations
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Immersive Navigation Navigation is being replaced with augmented displays to enhance stimulation Implications - Reflecting the ongoing expansion of technological integration, navigation systems are being re-invented in the form of augmented displays to enhance everyday routine. Making navigational activities more stimulating, immersive mapping systems allow travelers to interact with their directional displays, speaking to a desire for more interactive forms of exploration.
Immersive Navigation
Navigation is being replaced with augmented displays to enhance stimulation
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Alternative Drive Taking a more sustainable approach, drivers turn to unique power sources Implications - With consumers growing more wary of their environmental impact, efforts to make everyday routines more sustainable are becoming more of a personal priority. Seeking to make necessities like driving more eco-friendly, individuals are turning to alternative energy sources like sewage and solar power to make routine commutes more environmentally adaptable. The use of unconventional power sources satiates both the need to be guilt-free, and to continue enjoying the conveniences of the modern age.
Alternative Drive
Taking a more sustainable approach, drivers turn to unique power sources
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Nomadic Extravagance Mobile homes receive a lavish redesign to reflect a demand for convenience Implications - With mobile travel becoming a more alluring option to those who desire familial bonding, efforts to make on-the-road experiences more comforting has prompted more lavish motor home designs. Adding conveniences of home to mobile travel units allows consumers to enjoy the unexpected adventures of portable living with the desire for accessible, at-home amenities.
Nomadic Extravagance
Mobile homes receive a lavish redesign to reflect a demand for convenience
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Nostalgic Drive Toy-themed vehicles cater to adults looking to re-connect with their youth Implications - The continuous responsibilities brought about by adulthood often leaves consumers craving a link to a more carefree period of their childhood. Vehicles that exhibit toy-like exteriors and cartoonish designs provide individuals with distinct references to their youth, combining adult tendencies with the need to revert back to simpler, stress-free time.
Nostalgic Drive
Toy-themed vehicles cater to adults looking to re-connect with their youth
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Spherical Drive Pod-shaped vehicles cater to drivers who crave eccentric forms of expression Implications - In an age where mass media and celebrity culture often influence consumers to be more expressive of their tastes, individuals are looking to more eccentric products as a unique source of expression. Automobiles that feature egg shapes and pod-like features provide a visually flamboyant source of transportation, combining practical everyday activities with the need for more outlandish forms of visual communication.
Spherical Drive
Pod-shaped vehicles cater to drivers who crave eccentric forms of expression
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Modernizing Enforcement Futuristic police cars use sleek aesthetics to create a commanding feel Implications - With authoritative figures in society constantly looking for ways to make a commanding statement, opting for bold and striking visual appearances helps add allure and intrigue to the overall concept. Futuristic police cruisers that feature sleek exteriors and high-tech gadgets add aesthetically modern touches to an otherwise traditional vehicle, combining contemporary design with the need to regulate power through fearless visuals.
Modernizing Enforcement
Futuristic police cars use sleek aesthetics to create a commanding feel
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Gamer Drive Gamer concept cars allow adults to immerse themselves in youthful tendencies Implications - With the plethora of responsibilities that often come with adulthood, making sure to have some fun once in a while is key to maintaining overall happiness. Gamer car concepts allow drivers to express their personal preferences through a practical source of transportation, combining the need for adult experiences with the allure of playful childhood references.
Gamer Drive
Gamer concept cars allow adults to immerse themselves in youthful tendencies
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 27 more Concept Car PRO Trends and 165 examples!



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